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  • Brief description Selected clips from the BFI National Archive detailing events, developments and debates through the 20th and into the 21st century
  • Resource type Images
  • Walk-in access Walk-in access not available


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Selected from the vast holdings of the BFI National Archive, InView’s Collections capture diverse perspectives on events, developments and debates, and are supported by informative and authoritative commentary by BFI curators and other specialists. Explore and download rarely seen government films, written documents, newsreels, TV documentaries, discussion programmes, parliamentary recordings and much more in an indispensable resource for any study into the recent history of Britain.

Date Range

20th Century onwards.


2,000+ non-fiction film and television titles.